Ghanaian fraud boys and the popular cars they love to drive

Ghanaian fraud boys and the popular cars they love to drive

Their business is known among most Ghanaians as 'Sakawa.' The suspicion among many is that these young men and to some small extent, women, indulge in internet fraud with backing from spiritual processes.

Recently, police caught a ring of fraudsters who planned to remit about GHC 326 million to themselves.

Despite their shady business, 'sakawa' or fraud boys, are not known to be quiet in communities. They are often showy, loud and quite expensive in their tastes. brings you a list of the favourite cars that these fraud boys love to show off with.

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1. Toyota Corolla

There are hundreds if not thousands of tweets from Ghanaians who understand and accept fraud boys love their Toyota Corolla.

With a special emphasis on Corolla S, fraud boys are known to go back and forth in residential areas blasting loud music.

2. Toyota Camry

Still in the fold of Toyota, fraud boys do not look further than the Camry. It is car many struggle to differentiate from the Corolla.

It may be the affordability or just the comfort it brings but the Toyota Camry features high on the list fraud boys use their monies to get themselves.

3. Nissan Sonata

The Nissan Sonata is also one of the favourites of the Sakawa crew.

It is usually the case that those of them who feel that they are too easily identified with the Toyota models, tend to opt for the Sonata.

The Sonata model is an expensive car but it is not a big vehicle. It has come to represent the idea that these fraud boys have "made it".

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4. Chevrolet Cruze

And lastly, the Chevy Cruze.

This car is probably the highest point fraud boys have gotten to at the moment. This is because apart from it being expensive, it is also considered as classy.

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